Band director Lucian Priode leads the J.J. Kelly High School Band in a performance of Dvorak's "New World Symphony." The video includes Priode discussing his reasons for selecting the piece for his students, his ideas about music education and some explanations about the music curriculum at the school. Scenes of the band practicing lead up to the public performance which appears to be in the high school auditorium. This program was videotaped for broadcast on cable television Channel 12 as part of the Broadside/Mountain Community Television initiative to provide locally produced public access television to southwestern Virginia. CATALOGER'S NOTE: Public performance begins at 00:17:00.